Chairman Of Advisory Board
President/CEO of Star Learning
Tarik Celik became the President/CEO of Star Learning since August 2013 after her served 6 years as President of Turkish American Chambers of Commerce in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA. He has spent his 30 years in education in three different countries: Turkey, UK and the USA. He worked as a teacher at private schools and tutoring centers between 1983 to 1993. Then he took different administrative level positions (assistant principal, principal and Executive Director) at various secondary school educational institutions in Turkey and the USA. He also worked as Dean of a private college for 6 years in Virginia before he moved to Atlanta, GA.
He also created the biggest science fair organization of the state of Wisconsin when he worked as a principal of a public school for three years.
He currently serves as a member of Houston Mayor’s Economic Development Council of Europe and also chairs the University Pillar primarily aims to connect our local universities in Houston with the universities in Europe. He also serves at Houston International Trade Development Council as an advisory board. He serves as the Chairman of Turkey at World Chamber of Commerce. He is a board member of American Health Tourism Association. He also serves as a consultant for few companies in different fields.
He is a graduate of Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey known as University of Harvard of Turkey in the field of Chemistry before he earned a MBA degree in the USA. He is a graduate of FBI Citizen Academy of 2008 and finished various leadership programs. Tarik is married and has three daughters and two cats.
Hassan Chahadeh M.D
Chairman and CEO of University General Hospital
Hassan Chahadeh M.D has been the Chairman and CEO of University General Hospital as of 2006.
Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO University General Hospital Systems, Inc. and CEO of UGHS Dallas Hospitals, Inc.
Dr. Chahadeh completed his residency training in General Surgery and Anesthesia at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas in 1995. He completed his 1996 Fellowship training in Pain Management at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas. He is Board Certified in Pain Management, holds a Certificate of Specialty Training in Cardiovascular Anesthesia, and completed one and one half year Microsurgery Lab in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
He is a Member of International Society of Research and Anesthesiology, DeBakey International Cardiovascular Society, American Society of Anesthesiology, American Medical Association, Texas Society of Anesthesiology, Texas Medical Society, Harris County Medical Society and Texas Pain Society.
Travis Middleton, President
TradeMark Insurance Agency LLC
A request from a client a decade ago introduced TradeMark Insurance Agency LLC to the oil and gas sector and the company has not looked back since.
Led by Principal Travis Middleton, the company has expanded its client base to the extent that Travis has decided to concentrate his business solely on international cover for in-pats and ex-pats.
Travis has also established an international group of trusted advisors that allows the integration of all business aspects of a domestic U.S. company operating abroad or a company based abroad and wanting to do business in Houston, Texas and elsewhere in the U.S.
As an experienced speaker, Travis has presented to various organizations such as the French Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France and he has also spoken in Aberdeen.
TradeMark Insurance Agency LLC interacts with many of the Consul Generals in Houston and is a member of several International Chambers of Commerce. In addition Travis Middleton works with the International Committee at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office on International Trade and Development, and the International Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership.
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